The Resource Poverty amid plenty : a political and economic analysis, Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr

Poverty amid plenty : a political and economic analysis, Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr

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Poverty amid plenty : a political and economic analysis
Title
Poverty amid plenty
Title remainder
a political and economic analysis
Statement of responsibility
Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rodgers, Harrell R
Dewey number
301.44/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
R64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Income distribution
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
  • Pobreza
  • Renta, Distribución de la
  • Pauvres
  • Pauvreté
  • Revenu
  • Aide au développement économique régional
  • Armut
  • Sozialpolitik
  • USA
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Poverty amid plenty : a political and economic analysis, Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. American poverty. The discovery of poverty. The continuation of poverty -- 2. Poverty and distribution of wealth in America. Absolute standards. Relative standards. The distribution of income. Capitalism -- 3. The rules of poverty. Elite rule. Prejudice: racism and sexism. Geographic isolation -- 4. Characteristics of the poor. Poverty and race. Poverty and age. Poverty and the sex of the family head. Poverty and education. Poverty and work experience. Poverty and residence. -- 5. Programs in the aid of the poor. The impact of aid programs on poverty. General problems with aid programs. Aid to families with dependent children. Food stamps. Social security (OASDI). Supplemental Security Income (SSI) -- 6. Health, health programs, and health reform. Medical-care cost. Medical-care coverage. Health in America. Medicaid and Medicare. Reforming American health care -- 7. Employment, poverty and economic hardship. The job shortage. Full employment versus unemployment -- 8. Welfare reform. An ideal reform package. Contemporary employment and training. Programs: an appraisal. Child care. The better jobs and income program: the Carter proposal
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 222 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036814261
Label
Poverty amid plenty : a political and economic analysis, Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. American poverty. The discovery of poverty. The continuation of poverty -- 2. Poverty and distribution of wealth in America. Absolute standards. Relative standards. The distribution of income. Capitalism -- 3. The rules of poverty. Elite rule. Prejudice: racism and sexism. Geographic isolation -- 4. Characteristics of the poor. Poverty and race. Poverty and age. Poverty and the sex of the family head. Poverty and education. Poverty and work experience. Poverty and residence. -- 5. Programs in the aid of the poor. The impact of aid programs on poverty. General problems with aid programs. Aid to families with dependent children. Food stamps. Social security (OASDI). Supplemental Security Income (SSI) -- 6. Health, health programs, and health reform. Medical-care cost. Medical-care coverage. Health in America. Medicaid and Medicare. Reforming American health care -- 7. Employment, poverty and economic hardship. The job shortage. Full employment versus unemployment -- 8. Welfare reform. An ideal reform package. Contemporary employment and training. Programs: an appraisal. Child care. The better jobs and income program: the Carter proposal
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 222 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036814261

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